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“the purpose of war is to serve a political end but the true nature of war is to serve itself.”
“I have some very personal feelings about politics, but I don't get into it because I do comedy already.”
“Political correctness is tyranny with manners.”
“- Deputy Pell: You got no right to be here. This is a political meeting.
- Ward: Doesn't smell that way to me, Deputy.
- Deputy Pell: It's a damn political meeting, Hoover Boy.
- Ward: Oh, it looks like a political meeting, but smells more like Klan to me... with or without the Halloween costumes.”
“Politics is about divisions. Wherever you come in on the subject, there are divisions.”
“- Col. Mathieu: It's not warriors we need.
- Journalist: Then what?
- Col. Mathieu: Political will, which is sometimes there and sometimes isn't.”
“I belong to an unlucky generation, astride between two worlds and ill-at-ease in both. And what is more, I am completely without illusions. Now, what would the Senate do with me, an inexperienced legislator who lacks the faculty for self-deception, an essential requisite for wanting to guide others. No, I cannot lift a finger in politics. It...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Joanne Herring: Why is Congress saying one thing and doing nothing?
- Charlie Wilson: Well, tradition mostly.”
“You are, all of you, amateurs. And international affairs should never be run by gentlemen amateurs. Do you have any idea of what sort of place the world is becoming all around you? The days when you could just act out of your noble instincts, are over. Europe has become the arena of realpolitik, the politics of reality. If you like: real...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Remember the first rule of politics. The ballots don't make the results, the counters make the results. The counters. Keep counting.”
“Mum's throwing a Christmas party slash political rally. It's like the G8 summit with Scotch eggs.”
“We are trying to save people's lives! These are the stakes and I'm not going to stand by and watch as this nation falls apart. This is no longer an election. This is a crisis.”
“Trust? Gentlemen, you seem to have forgotten that our chosen career is politics.”
“The movies are the greatest political fact in the world today.”
“Rugby is a very rough game, almost as rough as politics.”
“You should try running a country for a day. It's not all making war and smashing dissidents, you know. It's hard work.”